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Oct 13, 2013 6:50pm EDT
-interest. they already owned slaves, and the environment in the u.s. was such that slave mortality was not as high in southern plantations as it was in places like cuba or brazil, where slaves really didn't live very long because of the environment and the diseases. here in the u.s. if they were well-treated, as well-treated as they could be, they would live for a deposit life span. and so slave owners perceived with ban thing slave trade that would increase the value of the slaves they owned but a it would limit the influx of slaves. so it was an odd coalition. >> you have a chart in your book here that shows the -- i want to use the word importation of slaves. what is this showing here? >> guest: there's a real strong spike in the number of slaves entering the u.s. right before we ban it. everyone knew that as soon as that clocked turned on 1808 that congress was going to bon the slave trade. >> host: the other half of your book is about the international human rights law. when did human rights laws start becoming part of this discussion on the slave trade? >> well, really around the turn of the
Oct 14, 2013 11:05pm EDT
an economic self-interest. they already owned slaves and the environment in the u.s. was such that slave mortality was not as high in sash plantations as it was in place like cuba or brazil. where slaves didn't live for very long because the environment and disease. here in the u.s. if they were tbel treated as they could be, they would live for, you know, a decent lifespan. and so slave owners perceived that actually by banning the slave trade it would increase the value of the slaves they owned. it would limit the influx of slaves and the ability of their neighbors to buy new slaves. it was an odd colation. >> you have a chart in the book that showses the -- i want to use the word importation of slaves; correct? what is it shows here. >> there's a strong slave right before we ban it. everyone knew that as soon as the clock turned that congress was going to bant slave trade. >> the other half of your book is about the international human rights law. when did human rights laws start part of the discussion on the slave trade? >> really around the turn of the 19th century. it's interesting
Oct 13, 2013 8:00pm PDT
been confronted with a not very friendly environment. how do you confront the challenges for your students? more competition from other universities and other places like hong kong or singapore? how do you deal with that? rex this is not unique. one of the things with the health of the government and the national science consul in particular, they shipped in a good amount of financial support to have a flexible salary. you and i come to the university at the same time. we have the same salary, so there is no merit system. we have a distinguished chair professor, two different kinds, and i think a reasonable salary, hoping we can attract distinguished professors to join us. that is one thing we are doing. you also mentioned fundraising. ne thing i did not have muchng. experience before coming back to taiwan, but i'm working very hard and it's not easy, but my sense is in taiwan, a lot of people in the industry have a good mind that really want to help but didn't know in what way they can do, i think i see things getting better with efforts and hopefully we can bring some support fr
Oct 11, 2013 2:30pm PDT
to the environment. >> france's highest constitutional body chose the safest option. many french are strongly opposed to hydraulic fracturing. two years ago, they demonstrated repeatedly, pushing parliament to ban the procedure on july 13, 2011. since then, fracking is illegal. companies can no longer explore for shale gas since fracking is the only method used. those who have invested in the field had their permits canceled. to find the gas, engineers inject high-pressure sand, water, and chemicals into the rocks, creating fractures. the gas and other fluids can migrate to the well. the for jeter -- the procedure is relatively cheap, but it is seen as dangerous to the environment. chemicals can contaminate groundwater. the french right and left both say they would rather keep energy sources in the ground then take unnecessary and -- than take unnecessary and unpopular risks. >> dozens of immigrants are feared dead after their boat capsized off the italian island of lampedusa. the officials are still fearing -- ferrying survivors to shore. it comes just eight days after another boat sank. the u.n. or
Oct 15, 2013 6:30pm EDT
meeting with investors and an lipss today, ceo hike duke said quote, no matter the environment we're in, walmart will win. >>> another sector lying in the path of the debt crisis is commercial real estate, construction and sales have been surging but that could change if lawmakers and the president don't come to a deal. in fact, some say damage has already been done diana olick has more. >> reporter: in scenes across the country, scenes are similar. the improving economy is fueling commercial construction as demands for offices, retail space and multi-family apartments rises. >> there is a lot of momentum in commercial, a lot of property sales, activity is higher than a year ago than two years ago. >> reporter: commercial property sales volume is to surpass $300 billion this year, that's up 380% from the low in 2009. sales spiked in the final quarter of last year on speculation of higher tax rates. imagine what would happen in the reverse, if a debt default cause add spike in interest rates. >> commercial property is interest rate sensitive and credit depen don't and long-term. those ar
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Oct 15, 2013 7:00pm EDT
of professors that is to blame but the quality of their work environment. >> constitution dos not set them up for success. they hire them at the last moment, a day or two before class so she can't prepared for their courses. they have no input for the curriculum of choosing text books, they're often teaching off of resources they're not familiar with. >> reporter: cuts in higher education funding is the main culprit. >> money in instruction that would typically go to faculty has been declining and other expenses have been going up. >> the delphi project has pointed out a number of key issues that presidents and universities have to face. >> reporter: at san francisco state where darren brown used to teach, president lessy wong i ls facing them by putting off other costs. >> this is a key component. it's not the only key component. >> the discussion is just starting and it will be a few years that we see some results and changes. >> reporter: but not soon enough for darren brown who is still coming to terms with leaving the profession he loved. >> teaching was my passion. you know, i wasn't re
Oct 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
picture and take action. >> translator: they need to improve the working environment at the plant and encourage each worker to maintain strong morale. otherwise, they won't be able to prevent troubles caused by careless mistakes. >> they should make sure they supervise what's going on. tepco officials say some of it they say parts of storage tank had kor roided. more than 300 tons leaked from a container in august. some of it may have flowed into the pacific ocean. engineers dismantled the tank. they found corrosion around two bolt holes at the bottom of the tank. they believe water escaped out from gaps along the bolts. more than 300 tanks of the similar type stored water at the plant. tepco officials plans to replace them with welded tanks as soon as possible. >>> residents of a village in fukushima prefecture are nervous about a plan to burn radioactive rubbage in their town. decontamination crews have collected massive amounts of soil, vegetation and other wastes as they clean up areas around the nuclear plant. the environment ministry plans to build an incineration facility i
Oct 12, 2013 9:30am PDT
on content. >> it was an extremely positive meeting. the meeting was held in a very positive environment. it was a useful meeting. the main purpose of the meeting, as you are all aware, was to create a conducive environment to discuss and ultimately resolve all our outstanding issues. the most significant aspect of the meeting was that the leaders expressed their commitment to have better relations between the two countries. during the meeting, the two leaders also discussed all issues and factors, which have contributed to the present state of relations between our two countries. >> since the cease-fire violation formed a major part of the discussion, the two leaders decided to ask the leaders of the armies to suggest effective methods to restore the cease- fire. the only positive result is that the countries have acknowledged that the cease-fire is under strain and something needs to be done to restore the situation. so far as the imprint of terror is concerned, sharif had no words to address concerns about continued support to the acclaimed international organization. >> as i said, i
Oct 10, 2013 1:00am EDT
was growing up in a christian environment. my parents were christian people. we weren't perfect. nobody is. tavis: nobody is. not around here at least. [laughter] >> i was brought up in that kind of environment. and i got to the school found that there were other blind kids wanting to do the same thing, you know, we started singing together there in the glee club, the choir. just was something , singe wanted to do gospel and tell the world about god. tavis: there are a lot of people today, there are a lot of folk who are unafraid to do that. there are a lot of people still singing about god, but we live in a world today where people are so clinically correct that -- politically correct that they don't want to mention the name god, much less sing about god, much less you do albums about god, and yet come it seems to me that the blind boys of alabama have continued to do that and do it well, even in a world where people oftentimes don't want to hear about god. >> you know, i'm going to tell you why i will never -- i'm going to tell you one of the reasons why i will never deviate from talking
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Oct 10, 2013 6:00am EDT
escapes into the environment it frequently ends up in the foot chain especially in fish and chicken. if these are eaten the metal causes damage to your nerves affecting hearing, speech and also muscle control and it mrs. can cause paralysis and death. 40 years ago, mercury dumped into a river near a small community in canada caused many health problems for generations. danielle lack has that story. >> another school day ends for 12-year-old katherine fobister. as a toddler she was diagnosed with mercury system. 14 pills a day and frequent medical checks help give a semblance of normal life. >> she is not playing the victim. she's doing what she's capable of doing. she's a strong girl. i'm really proud of her. >> mercury dumped in the stream upstream pois poisoned a commun. the waters are much less polluted with it, years later. but the food chain from microscopic life to the fish eaten by humans, that will take much longer to cleanse itself. government funds provide some money to those who have the neurological symptoms. fits, muscle tremors loss of mobility. but there is no long te
Oct 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
evidence and to the technical environment we are looking at a look at the possibility and limitations. >> you mentioned the historical context. one of the things i was thinking, given we live in a world in which actually it's not always the state that has the power. it's not always that all the brightest people work for the state. it's not that you need state resources. you can be as smart or lucky, spotty 16 note in your bedroom on computer, and achieve something extraordinary. i mean, i wonder if in some ways the kind of parallel historically when pirates become a privateers, that you have a pirate, out there on the seas rating shipping, and then at certain points states found it useful to say, well, as long as you rated the other guys shipping, we will give you a letter of mark. we were recognize you and basically we will treat you as an auxiliary. and likewise i think we see that now. we see it in china and we certainly see it in russia where a lot of the acts the we might think of it cyber espionage are indeed moving into sabotage are actually not being handled by state assets. b
Oct 10, 2013 9:00am EDT
's sitting around with this all day long, it's a fertile environment for the overgrowth of the wrong types of bacteria. bacterial vaginosis. by the end of the day, she may have a fishy odor and discharge from the environment of the wet bathing suit. i encourage, ladies, after you have gotten out of the beach scene, take those wet drawers off, and put on shorts. try to keep the environment dried. >> you will get buttne from wearing a wet bathing suit too long. >> most of us guys are saying, you know what? leave it alone. >> there's nothing wrong with a little bit of sand. >> i concur. [ laughter ] >> if you are worried about how you look in that new outfit. you may not be worrying about the right thing. how an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction could be hazardous to your that's next! ♪ [ applause ] ♪ >> coming up next. >> we ambush our audience looking for wardrobe malfunctions. >> why does it embarrass you? >> how is that not embarrassing? >> did you realize when you went to leave the house, this was what you were going with? >> this is one of those things i can't help. them and you sic
Al Jazeera America
Oct 13, 2013 7:30pm EDT
the hearts in a more optimal environment. >> we feel very confident in the organ care system to double the heart transplant volume. >> while the founder and transmetics, the company that came up with the organ care system, the eureka moment came while training as surgeon. >> the heart is just thrown in a plastic bag and thrown on ice. that was the first revelation that there has to be something better. >> learning how to use the ice will be standard for training for surgeons, but for now doctors use the human care system on the closest thing to a human heart, pig hearts. >> i've dissected my fair share of animals with my biology background, so i'll do my best to feel a beating heart in the machine. >> once removed from the donor's body the heart is quickly connected to the device through the aorta. [ heart pumping ] >> this is seriously one of the most amazing things i've seen. there is a heart beating right in front of me. >> it continues to receive warm blood as well as a proprietary formula of knew nutrients. >> how long could you keep a heart beating on this. >> as long as you woul
Al Jazeera America
Oct 10, 2013 5:00am EDT
million people are exposed to mercury around the world. once mercury he i escapes in the environment it ends up in the food chain especially fish and chicken. these are damaged to the nerves affecting hearing and speech and muscle control and they can cause paralysis and dealt. deat. 40 years ago mercury dumped in a small community in canada. we have that story in the grassy narrows in the province of ontario. >> another school day ends for 12-year-old ca katherine as a toddler she was dialin diagnoseh mercury poisoning. her mother ate contaminated fish while pregnant. with all of these problems she has like she is not playing the victim. she is doing what she is capable of dining. doing. she is a strong girl i'm prowltd oproudof her mercury dumped in e 1960's poisoned the river system hundreds fell ill. >> once vibrant fishery never recovered. >> some 40 years after large scale mercury dumping stopped the waters are less pleutded pon it. the food chain will take longer to cleanse itself. >> my arms are stiff. government funds provide some money to those that have the neurological sy
Al Jazeera America
Oct 10, 2013 7:00pm EDT
of the reasons we're still stuck in this environment that is not creating jobs that people would like to see. >> if the government spends a dollar on a road or even social security benefits, there's a likelihood that is going to go back into the economy and multiply. >> that's true. people consume, it creates income, people consume more on the back of that generated income, and it expands. so fiscal policy is important. but what is going on right now in washington i think is very, very pivotal, because we are at a level of borrowing that is extraordinarily high and something has to be done to slow it down especially if we have these entitlement programs be viable. >> but the social security trust fund is funded through 2033 -- that's 20 years from now, and even if we did absolutely nothing, it could still pay out $0.75 on the dollar. >> well, again, that's not necessarily the right amount of payout that you should be getting for the social security system. the population is now living longer, well longer than the program was ever expected for people to live. awls the cost of living adjustmen
Oct 15, 2013 5:30am PDT
traditional patterns for fighting in the woodland environment or desert. you can see what it looks like. ucp. supposedly can be worn anywhere and blend in anywhere. it has drawn a lot of criticism to be -- for being inadequate. with soldiers in afghanistan are wearing, they are not wearing these ones but wearing those that are more appropriate in that environment. eight years later it is back to the drawing board for the u.s. army and it will design a new uniform that could cost $4 billion. that is a lot of money. for camouflage. >> not each, i should say. for all of them. i think. the international papers here on "france 24." >> france heads into the final world cup qualifier against finland knowing automatic qualification that they had a group i is probably behind them. spain is three points ahead. could qualify directly at france's expense. except that the only way they can get to brazil is via the playoffs. >> the important thing is to create a positive vibe. we played a very good friendly match against australia. scored a lot of goals. good for our confidence. but we have to repeat that
Oct 14, 2013 11:00pm EDT
environment for women to give birth. exes shouldn't just be you either have to do it in the medicalized,ally or do it at home anyway you could. >> when it comes to medical malpractice insurance, slone says the ground is shifting, with premiums escalating astronomically every year. >> i had found a kindred soul at their and i have watched whole department change and be revamped and redone. >> now mercy confirms it is ending its seven-year partnership with the midwives him in part because "the worsening litigation environment in maryland is driving up the cost of upstate tricks programs, and mercy, like other maryland health systems, is being forced to reevaluate and adjust related services." several recent large verdicts against other hospitals that partner with midwives triggered the mercy decision. >> if we have a similar incident at our hospital, that is going to be the benchmark that we have to look at as to our exposure. >> he says those multimillion dollar verdicts are rare, and he believes mercy is making a mistake. >> this is a cost-cutting effort by mercy that has eliminated a v
Oct 15, 2013 7:30am EDT
have become more aware of the environment. the trend is good for some businesses. he runs this construction company. he's promoting a condo. he covers the roof and other areas. it makes city residents feel as if they are in the countryside. there is even greenery inside. he thinks the condo units will sell for 20% higher than the normal price. >> translator: this condominium is ecofriendly and comfortable to live in. it allows residents to enjoy greenery at home. my company wants to construct high-grade buildings. >> reporter: laust month, mo wa invited to a government-sponsored convention about green. he was awarded the prize for his fa firm's efforts. chinese government officials, owners like this, the greening of other cities. >> translator: we are shifting from the economic-first policy and aiming to balance development and environmental protection. pushing for rooftop greenery will help make china more beautiful. liquor. it ages in these parts. the plant's temperature should be less than 20 degrees celsius. in the summer, the temperature could rise to almost 40 degree
Oct 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
such an oppress active environment for three years for women's health. -- oppressive environment for three years for women's health. as a woman of very strong faith, i know god is with me and he has given me courage to continue in this battle. >> reporter: it's alleged cuccinelli intimidated the board of health. >> that the board was bullied into adopting regulations it did not intend to adopt. >> you have to address your questions. >> reporter: the attorneys from cuccinelli's office referred us to their spokesman who said his boss is defending the law the general assembly passed and there was no intimidation. this is just a first step. the case is moving forward, but the november election could make a difference with these regulations. an attorney general with a different view could not fight the appeal. in arlington peggy fox, wusa9. >>> still ahead tonight new figures from metro about crime at stations throughout the station. >> but first a simple walk to the office turns pretty scary for one guy walking over one of those grates in the sidewalk. he was not wearing homes as far february, 201
Al Jazeera America
Oct 12, 2013 2:30am EDT
men's health issues in this environment either. lisa mentioned that we don't see men with breast cancer. 1% of cases involve men, but having men into this pink world. so i would agree that there is kind of a cottage industry that has developed around breast cancer itself. >> cyclone phailin. bearing down millions of people in its path. you're watching al jazeera live from doha. also, captured from afghanistan. the u.s. says it's seized a senior taliban commander. african heads of state meet in ethiopia. and a tough lesson in austerity for greek
Oct 14, 2013 2:15pm EDT
infrastructure. the chair of the environment and public works committee, you fought so hard for reauthorization of our surface transportation so we have modern roads, well-maintained pro tkerpb transit -- modern transit systems. chairman boxer, we have three major transit initiatives in maryland that need to move forward. we have to have funding for that. that's how our economy will grow. so, yes, i look forward to sitting down with my republican colleagues to negotiate a budget for mention year, but first open government and pay the bills. mrs. boxer: i so appreciate my friend, through the chair, interjecting his thoughts here because i have listened to him and to senator mikulski throughout this ordeal. and the senator's right. i have been on the floor quite a lot and the reason is clear -- we need to make a record so that this never, ever, ever, ever happens again. there's a reason we haven't had a shutdown since the last one when newt gingrich and the republicans brought it to us in the 1990's -- because it was horrible. they got hurt by it. we begged them not to go down this road. they wen
Oct 15, 2013 12:50am EDT
and became a preacher and need some kind of an environment like that for himself. it's been a gift for an immense number of christians. it wasn't really the community that i felt was for me. i personally don't want to go to a church that is just gay people. i want a church that reflects my community and i church in brooklyn is old and young gay and straight black white asian hispanic. we really are a cross-section of brooklyn and my neighborhood or can specifically probably within the overrepresented population of journalists but that was the kind of church whom i was looking for. i found strong christians in the mcc overly warm welcome. there's something beautiful about the way they serve communion where they embrace the person to whom they are serving communion. i really enjoyed it. i was critical of some elements of it but i tried to be honest as a reporter and his fares i could be. >> host: what is your day job? >> guest: i am an editor at fast company magazine and the religion writer for beacon which is a new startup that seeks to try a new model in journalism beacon
Oct 8, 2013 4:00am EDT
of the challenges of getting people comfortable with sharing data in a competitive environment. it has been an advantage historically. you cannot ask physicians to manage risk without information. they cannot do it effectively. we have got to change how we think about data ownership. it is -- it must be about improving patient care. in the aca, there is a qualified entity certification program allowing communities to have access to data to use it for these reasons. >> one of the reasons that it is a sleeper program, it is called a section 10332. >> the transparency issue is a big issue. >> that is one of the challenges. coming from federal policymakers, there are so many silos in our system to begin with. there is the data system then the financing people. there is not a way to bridge those easily. a federal policymaker's eyes start to glaze over when you talk about health i.t. and data. you have to think about how the data can be used to help consumers and other purchasers make decisions about what high- quality, cost-effective care is. that is where we need to make a jump. >> it can be do
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Oct 12, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. multiply that acro over a thousand locations, and theyl provide the same benefit to the environment as over 60,000 trees. that's a trend we can all get behind. you're not linda. i'm lling in for officer owens. she used double miles fromer capital one venture card to tak an earlyacation. buckle up. let's go do cop stuff. [ siren chirps ] license and veure card, ma'a was i going too fast? oh, you'd be going twice as fast if you had double miles. [ male announcer get away fast with unlimited doue miles from theapital one nture card. freeze! don't touch the face! can i drive? absoluly not. what's in your wallet? dennis: e difficult co-workers making a tiny office harder than it should be? ♪ dennis: class in with your co-workers. we have all had to go through it. working with jerks that can turn your job into a personal hell. and always easy to deal with census can beuite an uncomfortable sittion. here it with experts device on how to handle it, and our best communications expert. thank you for being with us. coming communication errors that lead to jerky confrontation. lack of ecificity in wh
Oct 12, 2013 11:30pm EDT
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Oct 11, 2013 6:30pm PDT
sort of environment in which banks are doing business today. interest rates have been rising. the other bank that came out with numbers today, wells fargo, the largest mortgage organize nay tore, with chase, how is that changing their business? when you look into their segments, fixed income, commodities and currencies, that wasn't doing that well, trading wasn't doing well. investment banking not doing well. are we looking at a changing environment for big banks? >> certainly on the trading side you are. on the trading side seeing less risk, more capital. higher -- much tighter risk management culture. this slows down decision making. now, we are in a transition stage and that transition stage is we're trying to learn how to live in that environment, and what will happen is spreading will open up, in other words, the cost of doing trades will be more expensive and markets less liquid. the street will learn to operate with less capital but the transition phase is low returns. there are two banks in the world beating the cost of capital goldman sachs and jpm. the rest are in the learning
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Oct 10, 2013 4:00pm EDT
in this environment. david: scott shellady, let's go from macro to micro. look at gold. it is down $20. it has a 12 handle. it is down to $1288 an ounce. to me what that is saying things are going so well on wall street maybe there will be a tapering in one of the next three meetings that ben bernanke is share of. >> i don't think we'll get any tapering for the rest of this year. so on that micro level i think we push it back to maybe the second quarter of next year. i still think we have washington problems ahead of us. we haven't changed really unemployment picture. we're still dealing with inputs. we need to see strong earnings. look at 10-year rate. telling you not that much changed. wwat is gold telling you. >> 1300 gold is unsustainable in deflationary cycle. watch these prices grind lower. cheryl: chris let's get into the micro. i will talk about david's theme. if there are stocks to be bought we would like to know what they are. you have a couple of picks. i want to, a lot of people got hurt with this one, next stage medical. this is a company you like. why? >> it is focused on the home dia
Oct 10, 2013 3:00pm PDT
's one of the characteristics of most addicts. narrator: environment is also an important element in determining the risk for addiction. dr. mccaul: because it's not like other genetically-affected illnesses that will express, to some extent independently of the person's behavior, or how the person interacts with their environment. this problem is very uniquely dependent on how the person interacts with their environment. if they don't expose themselves to the agent at risk, to the alcohol or to the drug, they'll never develop the disorder. narrator: the fact that drugs are so prevalent in our society just increases the environmental risk of exposure. poverty and drugs seem to be partners. wherever there is a lull in the environment or the economy, it looks like drugs just come in-- the use of drugs, the ability-- drugs just come in. you can go to any community that is not of color, and it will take you blocks to find liquor stores. in our community, and this is mostly people of color-- i've seen this also in the california-- mexican-american, texas-- there's a liquor store on eve
Oct 11, 2013 9:00am EDT
why stocks do well in this environment and it's because growth is not good enough. i'd so much love to be in a place where we've progressed beyond this. the fed can step back a little bit because the unemployment rate is falling for everyone. that would be a much better outcome than this continued muddle through. that gets lost sometimes. >> there a lot of questions, david, as to whether this move we saw yesterday, 323 points, as you said the best point gain of the year for the dow, is it justified, is it overdone? was there really anything going on in d.c. other than, hey, they had a conversation, we're up 300? >> 232 on the s&p can go very quickly if we get negative headlines between the vice president and republicans. >> whether it's today and whether it's just a prospect of revisiting this situation in six weeks' time, early next year, here's a quote from potomac research group, which i think sums um there is a broader picture here that can be worrisome. they said market psychology has soared because default is off the table but business and consumer psychology has taken more of
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Oct 11, 2013 1:00pm EDT
a huge drop. d.c. that changing any time soon? >> no, we don't. given where the environment is refinance will stay at the level it is. we have servicing profitability. higher interest rates. you end up with some income. while they're is lag, there is benefit in expenses that you will see. adam: and very correctly command seems like they're doing a better job of managing expenses. reno that is layoffs, but other more on top of the game? >> jamie is having to react to this question from the regulatory side which is forcing to -- for seem to have to invest in resources. they come back in record. wells fargo has not had to reinvest and what you call risk-management operations in the oversight. because of that they are not seeing the pushup. adam: very quickly, was a surprise is a more of the same? >> so we're seeing, presents a plot -- prez's surprises. release of reserves. charging half of what they were. we're not seeing a net reporting number. it is is not where the market would like to see the benefit. we think that is sustainable. some of those banks coming out of heavy losses on the cr
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Oct 15, 2013 11:00am EDT
're at a different spot tha then we weren 2011. 201,100 different economic environment in the u.s. and certainly one in europe. the u.s. is much stronger today than it was in 2011, companies are doing well, i think you have seen revival of europe certainly it is not strong but it is much better than it was and you also see progress in china. i think we're at a different point so i do not see it having an immediate impact on the u.s. bond market and u.s. treasury ratings at this point. dagen: good to hear that. connell: thank you to all of our panel but spends to start us off with this live coverage. good stuff, everybody. dagen: where moments away from talking to a frequent guest on this program who just happened to have won the nobel prize for economics earlier this week. bob shiller. we cannot wait to hear what he had to say. known for such iconic brands as paul mitchell, he is here, one of our favorites. what it is doing to business in america. dagen: and petrone tequila. connell: think up. look at currencies, much more to come. [ woman ] if you have the audacity to believe your financial advisor
Oct 15, 2013 6:00am EDT
on tax revenue. is that possible in this environment? it hasn't been in the past. don't know about this one. >> is it going to be a deal that gets done by thursday or is this something that you think gets pushed past thursday and into this weekend? >> i would bet that it is done by thursday and john boehner will put it on the floor and pass it. you don't know how much the speaker and the house is going to be influenced and moved by objections from the right if those come. >> okay. john, thank you. we will continue to check in on this and thank you for keeping us up to date. >> if it's done, you know it's done, then i don't see why he's down there. >> i don't think he knows. >> you know where i stand on that. >> you don't want to go. >> i don't want to go, but i think we are going and, therefore, i'm not going to the football game. >> he wanted to go to -- you'd rather go to washington than the football game. >> which football game are you going to? >> that was the bet that he and harwood made. >> it's the bet. >> he's trying to make you say it. >> i'm not going to. >> coming up, am
Oct 14, 2013 10:00pm EDT
. taking the welfare spending where we need it most, make an argument on the right about environment, maybe not effectively what they propose, but certainly relevant individuals and we should be doing something about environmental responsibility. i think that the republicans are right on the fiscal issues and i don't think they're going about it the right way. i don't think they have actually done much about it. george w. bush was not exactly fiscally conservative. but the idea was important and there were a lot of people who cared about him. he takes simple concepts like fiscal responsibility, we have to get the long-term books in balance, environmental responsibility in just those two bumper stickers, have laminated both parties. and this is fiscally responsible and environmentally responsible. they are about not being in debt today at the expense of tomorrow. i would throw this in, that means being pro-gay marriage because it doesn't mean those as part of this, but it also means you can have a gun in your home as soon as you take this home, then we need to talk. and then i would say a ge
Oct 15, 2013 9:00am EDT
in a to modern competitive environment. host: who did the testing, what did they test? how do you test those things in adults? everyone has seen the headlines about american children, but how do you test adults? it is a different kind of test, and in the end, trying to find out what people know. do you know the first president of the united states? do you know how to solve a simple equation? to these tests are meant assess whether you understand what you know. can you use what you know to solve a problem? can you use what you know to come to an answer that is not simply wrote amortization -- rote memorization? here is the chart put together from the study. the u.s. lagging in reading and math skills. you can see where the u.s. ranks on reading, math, and problem solving. states, well below countries like japan and finland. what are those countries doing that the united data is not doing? investing more, in relative terms, in a broader population. in the united states, our education system tends to sort people. if you are a good student, the next dollar we spend tends to go to you. think abo
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Oct 11, 2013 11:00pm EDT
,000 trees. and they'lprovide the same benefito the environment that's a trend we can all get behind. do you md grabbing my phone and opening the capital one purchase eraser? i need to redeem some venture miles befo my demise. okay. it's ey to erase any recent tvel expense i want. just pick that flight right there. mmm hmmm. give it a few taps,'s taken care of. this is pretty easy, and i see it works on hotelsoo. you bet. now if you like that, press the red button on top. ♪ how did he not see that coming? what's in your wallet? how did he not see that coming? customer erin swenson ororbut they didn't fit.line customer's not happy, i'm not happy. sales go down,'m not ppy. merch comes back, i'm not happy. use ups. they make retns easy. unhappy customer becomes happy customer. then, repeat customer. easy returns, i'm happy. repeat customers, i'm happy. sales go up, i'm happy. i ordered another pair. i'happy. (both) i'm happ i'm happy. happy. happy. happy. hay happy.happy. i love logistics. stick with iovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the flexcare platinum. new fr
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Oct 12, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, and they'll ovide the same benefit to the environment as over ,000 trees. that's a trend we can all get behind. ♪ john: $7.205 per hour. at is the federal minimum wage. could you live on that? have you? what amount of pay is reasonable at whapoint is is so low that if you work for that you are a victim? >> people got bills. you know, child payment, ca insurance, utilities. you kw, that doesn't -- the minimum wage is not cats -- john: there have been lots of protests around the country, mostly restaurant workers complaining about low pay the protests have had an effect. lifornia just passed a bill to raise the state's minimum wage to $10 per hour. most people around me -- i do live in manhattan -- c $10 is not enough, and the government must get in to guarantee those victims of greedy employers more money, a living wage. is, but he is president of the ayn rand institute, and we notice of this person ayn rand was. hugest advocat selfishness? >> i'm advating that everyone should be self interested. there are ma people out there who are interested in working for these rates. what happens
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Oct 13, 2013 10:00pm EDT
environment is causes turnover. and going to turn over and get of there. dennis: trust. >> tsts the foundation of everything. - final trustee of my best interests at heart are you will followhrough on last year due, no a contest to do anything. dennis: how important is the art of apology in dealing wit co-workers? >> it is huge, with the apology has to be sincere and we have to believe in it. if we don't address taiwan believe the ology rather. dennis: the solutions to this co-worker conflict. >> we have to teach people how to communicate to influence in a posive way. how to confront issues directly, probably, but also respectfully. dennis: just be not so much of a a reading to a point society because i work with younger co-workers. this will do with an all. suddenly they are so does respected feeling like, oh, my gosh. i'm just trying to get the best work. are people too sensitive >> yes. there is balanced. there is pendulum that we have to walk. absolutely, people can be sensitive. ellis self-esteem and our society which is an epidemic. and so -- dennis: close of this team? was a it is the o
Oct 15, 2013 8:00am PDT
a little bit like this. now, it's a little bit warmer than the environment. how quickly does it cool? not very quickly because delta t is very small. if i put this in an oven and turn it red hot, take it outside. [makes sounds] this thing starts cooling like mad, okay? i mean, let's suppose every-- by you hear click, click, click, okay? red hot, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, see? one hot, click, click, make sense? it makes sense doesn't it? very, very--things that very, very hot compared to surrounding will cool out quickly. things that aren't so hot don't cool up so quickly, huh? so that's kinda make sense. if you got a can of beer or something, you wanna cool it down quickly. you put it in a fridge, someone says, "no, no. put it in a freezer, it'll cool faster." you say, "well, honey, if it gets down "to what the fridge is that's good enough. i'll just leave it in a fridge." who's right? put it in a fridge or the freezer, you wanna cool it faster. how many say same-same? if you wait five minutes it's the same. check your
Oct 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
into the environment than the chernobyl zone. that was strange. chernobyl is a household word, but who's ever heard of hanford? so i thought maybe i would tell stories about these two places. as i stood looking into it i was considering why do we know much about it? of course chernobyl comes to mind because it was an accident. it occurred in the course of a couple of days as the cameras rolled the next couple of months. it was a camera ready defense. same with fukushima. these places, these plutonium sites weren't really many accidents. not a big ones. they were military sites so they were closed off but there were accidents and nobody knew about it. what i realized was that all the spilled radiation occurred by design. either disasters by design. they were dumped as part of the operating order tons and tons of great active waste into the ground, into the local rivers and up the stacks into the air. and that he was a really chilling realization. these aren't small bombs. the tens of thousands of workers at a place. for four decades hundreds of thousands of people went to these places, saw what was
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Oct 14, 2013 3:00pm EDT
a stable environment where people know what the future is going to be like. if a state government has its finances under control, you know, they're confident there's not going to be some new tax come along out of the blue. they want to know that when government changes parties, they don't go careening off in some ddfferent direction. and if someone is really interested in economic growth in this country and jobs, there is no single thing you could do more important than stop this nonsense that's going on now and fight out these issues of entitlement reform. these things are really important. but they need to be fought out on a different field than is happening right now. liz: what you're saying is exactly what we've heard a lot of ceos saying whether they're republicans or democrats. maya with, you've managed to get hundreds of ceos to join the fix the debt campaign because, look, everybody would like to fix the debt situation, but now you've got this short-term overhang, this monster that's rearing its ugly head in front of us, and it's three days away. what do you think should happen, a
Oct 15, 2013 12:00am PDT
to explore the environment. >> tell me about the story. whoseire is a little girl mother dies in childbirth, so her father is struggling with this decision, whether he should keep her with him or give her a way to a richer woman. decision,tory of the and it's also the story of the villa where they live and how they interact. >> you wrote part of this novel before the earthquake and the other part after? >> yes. >> how did that impact or not the writing? >> the earthquake happened in on a and the town is based real town where my mother's seeny is from, so having the changes in the town over the years, it affects a lot of the reflection. aboutnot want to write the earthquake, because i am not ready. i was not there. there are elements that would be missing. it right before the earthquake but also have reflections about loss, about environmental challenges that have been brought about by the earthquake without having the earthquake be the center of the story. page 152 there is a wonderful line that says, how do you even choose what to mend when so much has already been destroyed? you?w do i th
Oct 10, 2013 11:00pm PDT
able to celebrate in this ballpark. >> i think the environment has a lot to do with it. i think it's vie hostile and fun. >> he stepped up 2 years in a row and had a perfect game through 6 innings. you have to tip your hat to the guy. you're still upset. >> question now, bell for, cocoa crisp, two who are free agents. sharks off to a 4-0 start. john made lots of headlines when he opened his mouth. he's a controversial coach. sharks lead 2-0. to months hurtyl who scored 4 goals if other night and went between the legs got ripped right here. you don't show off at this age. sharks win 4-1 tonight in vancouver. new york giants is off to a 0-6 start. this is going to be a deal where they get ripped everyday. eli manning picked off 3 times to night. >>> developing news tonight, midnight deadline ends in minutes on the cooling off period for bart. we still don't know if there will be a strike. we have a reporter on the scene. >>> what happened to justin boob senator how did he go from this to -- justin bieber? how did he go from this to ripped? >> it leads me to be suspicious. >> and then
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